Skip to Site Navigation | Skip to Content

U.S. Traffic Fatalities Fall Following Two Years of Rising Toll

U.S. Traffic Fatalities Fall Following Two Years of Rising Toll

Bloomberg.com
By Ryan Beene
October 3, 2018, 1:40 PM CDT

Deaths on American roads fell by nearly 2 percent last year, blunting two years of increases that had troubled regulators and safety advocates.

A total of 37,133 people died in traffic crashes last year, down 1.8 percent from 2016, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Deaths involving pedestrians, drunk driving, speeding, bicyclists and motorcyclists all declined.

The rate of overall fatalities also declined to 1.16 deaths per 100 million vehicle miles traveled, even as Americans drove more. Total vehicle-miles-traveled increased 1.2 percent.

Standing out was a sharp increase in the number of deaths linked to crashes involving trucks weighing more than 10,000 pounds, which jumped 9 percent... FULL ARTICLE

3 comments (Add your own)

1. Ellestare wrote:
Sildenafil Mastercard Buy Diflucan 150 Mg Comment Utiliser Le Kamagra viagra Buy Celebrex In Uk

Sun, June 2, 2019 @ 5:47 PM

2. Ellestare wrote:
Acquisto Kamagra 150mg [url=http://lowpricecial.com]buy cialis online[/url] Levitra Viagra Cialis Test Amoxicillin Vag Itching

Tue, June 11, 2019 @ 12:01 AM

3. Ellestare wrote:
Want to buy isotretinoin Where To Order Stendra [url=http://drugsed.com][/url] Generic Stenda

Tue, June 18, 2019 @ 8:34 PM

Add a New Comment


code
 

Comment Guidelines: No HTML is allowed. Off-topic or inappropriate comments will be edited or deleted. Thanks.